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Creation Exhibit to Open at World Headquarters: Just in Time for Creation Sabbath

In preparation for Creation Sabbath on October 28, 2017, the Geoscience Research Institute (GRI) is creating a series of scientifically accurate and faith building displays. The exhibit will be opened during this year’s Autumn Council of the General Conference Executive … Continue reading

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Scientific Revolutions: Part 2

Further conceptual revolutions in science Revolutions in the Life Sciences The life sciences have experienced fewer revolutions than the physical sciences. The first major revolution in the biological sciences was initiated by William Harvey, as noted above. The next revolution … Continue reading

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The role of catastrophes in scientific thinking

The cathedral was crowded; this was All Saints’ Day! Unexpectedly, the building started shaking and the parishioners tried to rush out through the arched entrance. Others were trying to escape from another church located on one side of the cathedral, … Continue reading

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Catastrophic earth science: a realistic science

It is very interesting to note, that during the 18th and 19th centuries, the so-called ‘catastrophists’ or ‘diluvialists’ or earth scientists, working under a ‘catastrophist’ paradigm, conducted their geological science in a most ideal way even though modeled by religious … Continue reading

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Megabreccia and Catastrophe

On a recent trip to Peru I encountered this huge rock [see attached photo], miles from the nearest potential source.  How did it get here?  What kinds of processes were involved? How fast was it moving? These and other questions … Continue reading

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